If you ever need an ambulance, the last thing you want to be worried about is how much it might cost. And with the average cost of an emergency transport being more than $1100*, it can be a very expensive ride if you don’t have adequate cover.
Ambulance on-the-spot treatment and transport is not covered by Medicare and even though some states provide subsidies, there are other states that require that you pay the full cost if you don’t have ambulance cover.
So here’s a summary that helps to explain what you are covered for, and what steps you can take if you’re after a higher level of cover.
*Source: Ambulance Victoria